March 6, 2013

The Very Busy Scrappy Quilt Top and Back

I sewed the completed blocks together.  As you can see I went for the "diamond effect".

I'm really happy with the way all my scraps went together in this quilt.  I asked Bob what he thought, and he reported that it was very busy.  He's right about that.

By doing all the diamonds and butterflies, I ended up with still more HSTs!  I used them on the quilt back.

This is a shot of our lovely sky, right now.  We're suppose to get some rain tonight and for the next two days.
May your bobbins always be full,


  1. The only thing I can say is "Awesome"!

  2. Just love this! Did you use a pattern for the blocks? I want to make a sampler type quilt so bad.

    1. Thanks, Julie. I didn't use a pattern, I got my ideas from the Modern Half-Square Triangle Quilt-a-Long at Then, I just built the blocks up, one step at a time.

  3. Love it! It is busy but all of the light fabric keeps it from being over the top. Really wonderful.

  4. Wow, you have created a cool quilt with all those redeemed bits and pieces. I really like your word prints for the backgrounds ~


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